Bottlebrush Red Cluster
Latin Name: Callistemon Citrinus 'Red Cluster'
- This Unique Evergreen Has Numerous Pendulous Branches Covered with Bottle-Brush Shaped Cherry-Red Blooms Starting In Late Spring and Lasting Through Summer. Its Densely Compact, Upright Growth Habit with Bright Green Foliage Reaches 12-15 Feet Tall (8-10 Feet Wide). Best Performs as a Small Tree, Background Plant, Hedge, Grouping, and Makes a Great Container Plant.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives In Full Sun; Tolerates Shade.
Amount of Water: Water Regularly; More Frequent Watering in Extreme Heat; Drought Tolerant.
Soil Conditions: Adaptable To a Variety of Soils; Prefers Well-Drained Soil.
Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11.
- This Adaptable Evergreen Shrub Needs a Regular Water Schedule to Ensure the Growth of a Mature Root System. After the Mature Root System Is Established, Watering Is Needed Occasionally, Except During a Drought, Watering Is Needed Regularly. Prune Often to Encourage New Growth, and Shear Annually to Maintain Desired Shape.